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      June 17, 2017

      Saturday  12:00 PM

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      JuneteenthKC 2017

      JuneteenthKC 2017 Saturday, JUNE 17th 18TH & VINE DISTRICT Hosted by:MetroPCS, Legacy Developmemt, Ben-Cal INC, Exclusive Entertainment, Party Ventures, the Black Economic Union and more!! JuneteenthKC is back, better than ever and is RETURNING Saturday, June 17th to the 18th & Vine Historic District as KC's LARGEST AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY HERITAGE CELEBRATION!! Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.Brought to Kansas City in 1980 by Horace M Peterson III, founder of the Black Archives of Mid-America INC, Juneteenth is an annual heritage celebration and platform that celebrates the emancipation of enslaved Africans in America and provides the backdrop to pay tribute to the founders of our community. JuneteenthKC 2017 is a community heritage celebration event that will include cultural events/ activities and a variety of retail, food, non-profit/public service, and youth oriented vendors in addition to the MetroPCS Main Stage featuring KC's best live entertainment!!! The "JuneteenthKCā€ experience overall aims to strengthen cohesiveness and local pride within the greater Kansas City area; in addition to inspiring younger generations to gain an appreciation of local history, while senior generations renew their bonds with the past. This year's plans will be bigger and better than ever with more vendors, entertainment and ways for attendants to become active or learn about resources within their community!! Whats different about this year?? WE'RE GROWING, and celebrating THE ENTIRE MONTH OF JUNE!!! ** Visit us at for more dates/details in regard to OFFICIAL JUNETEENTHKC PARTNER EVENTS throughout the month of June!!** June 17th Event Activities- COMMUNITY HERITAGE FESTIVAL(18th & Paseo to 18th & Woodland) NOON-8:00 pm **GENERAL STREET FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES 1:00-5:00 pm Healthy Life Styles Kid Zone 4:00-6:00 pm MetroPCS Main Stage featuring KC's BEST live acts, Community Acts & Official Remarks Ceremony ACCEPTING VENDOR APPLICATIONS UNTIL MAY 31st Parade Support Donation ($5.00) - $5.00 Commercial/Retail Parade Participant Fee - $100.00 NonProfit Parade Participant Fee - $50.00 Parade Support Donation ($10.00) - $10.00 Parade Support Donation ($25.00) - $25.00 Parade Support Donation ($50.00) - $50.00 Parade Support Donation ($75.00) - $75.00 Parade Support Donation ($100.00) - $100.00 Parade Support Donation (Set Your Donation Amount) - $15.00

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